Breland, Bryan., DrPH, JD



Assistant Professor, Health Care Management

University of Alabama at Birmingham
550C SHP
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0113

Phone: (205) 996-9808 or (205) 934-5173

Fax: (205) 934-5980

Bryan Breland, DrPH, JD, MPH, MPA has a Bachelor’s in Public Health and Safety Administration, a Juris Doctorate, a Master of Public Health, a Master of Public Administration – both from the University of Alabama at Birmingham – and begins his dissertation work for the DrPH at the UAB School of Public Health in January. The focus of his research is community and organizational emergency preparedness and disaster recovery. His dissertation work will consider whether the organizational structure and assignment of the operational unit responsible for institutional preparedness efforts is associated with quality and improved event or exercise outcomes in academic and research medical centers. Bryan served as the UAB Director of Emergency Management from 2009 until his appointment to the faculty in April 2012. Before coming to UAB, Bryan served 17 years in the fire service practiced law for 5 years, both in private practice and representing a number of state and public agencies. He teaches Law for Health Care Professionals, Economics for Healthcare Managers, and Health Care Policy and Reform.